MGs on Grass 2 2016

Once again Dave Coppock had arranged to have this autotest on grass in one of the fields owned by Mr and Mrs Atwell of Claverham Court Farm, Nr. Yatton North Somerset.  At his briefing, Dave pointed out that the farmer he had dealt with over the years had sadly died, but the family and his son George, were keen that the event should continue.

Dave had laid out 3 tests for the day and the competitors have five attempts at each test with the worst score being dropped.

The day was sunny and warm, but the grass was quite wet and slippery at the start for the MGFs and TFs with both Neil Lock and myself, pirouetting around the field when a sharp left or right turn was all that was needed!

12 competitors took part, in cars from an MG J2 through to an MG TF160 with a special invitation to Alan Spencer in his MX 5.  Final results are below, full results are available here.

Jim Lott

Driver Car Result Award
Jeremy Hawke MG J2 713 Fastest Time of the Day
Chris Leverett MG TD Special 744 First in Class – Specials
Kim Dear MG PB 758 First in Class – MMM
Graham Springthorpe MG Midget 759 First in Class – Midgets
Ian Beningfield MG Midget 789
Keith Knight MG Midget 790
Neil Lock MG TF 794 First in Class – MG F/TF
Alan Spencer Mazda MX5 843
Jim Lott MG F 864
Steve Dear MG PB 878